On-Call Cook
Property Name:
Wyndham Santa Monica - At the Pier
Job Title 
On-Call Cook
California-Los Angeles/Long Beach
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
Santa Monica
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.
Job Summary:

The On- Call -Cook is responsible for preparing all food items, based on standardized recipes, for the Restaurants and Employee Cafeteria while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio.

Fundamental Requirements:

· Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to hotel standards.
· Maintain cleanliness and organization of all storage areas.
· Complete necessary food and station preparation prior to the opening of the restaurant in order to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently during the Restaurant hours.
· Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products.
· Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each.
· Maintain clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper handling, storage, and sanitation.
· Prepare and service food for the Employee Cafeteria as specified by the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
· Prepare all foods following hotel standard recipes. Preparation of specials will be under the direction of the Chef or Kitchen Supervisor.
· Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
· Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
· Use Production Charts as specified by hotel's standards.
· Be able to support any position in the Kitchen that is in need of help.
· Follow all Health Department and Company regulations in regards to food and storage standards and safety.
· Be able to operate and maintain cleanliness of all kitchen equipment.
· Maintain a "Clean As You Go" policy.
· Assist in storage and rotation of food items according to hotel procedures.

Education & Experience:
· High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
· Culinary experience required.
Property will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Physical requirements:
· Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
· Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
· Ability to stand during entire shift
· Ability to withstand temperature variations both hot and cold.